In the traditional cuisine of different countries there are lots of incredibly delicious food, and there was a strange delicacies of unusual ingredients. Intrepid travelers like to try exotic dishes. And would you risk?
Exotic dish of Iceland: hakarl
A traditional dish for festive Christmas and new year festivities in the far North of Iceland is hakarl – rotten shark meat. This delicacy is prepared for many months: the shark is gutted and cut up for a few months, the meat is soaked in a special leaven. Then take out, cut into strips, and hanging on hooks, left to rot. The smell of this dish is almost unbearable, so try hakarl, advise, holding his nose. But those who ventured to the tasting, they say that the taste is quite delicate.
Like an exotic dish in another Nordic country – Norway. There it is called rakfisk and usually cook trout or whitefish. The taste of hakarl and rakfisk different, but the smell, they say, is almost equally terrible.
Exotic dish of China: the bird’s nest soup
Asian cuisine can generally be described as exotic. Then you and fried tarantulas, live octopus, rotten eggs… One of the most harmless exotic Chinese dishes – soup of edible bird’s nests. It is one of the most expensive. Because the cost of these nests up to several thousand dollars per kilogram.
To prepare the soup, use the nests of only two species of Swifts who build their homes from almost pure saliva with a small addition of feathers. The less in a nest of feathers, the more expensive the dish. Continue reading
Marbled meat, truffles, shark fin soup – these words until comparatively recently, were known only for notebooks criogenic. Now it can in principle try every Russian. The city restaurants offer varied menu options for the most refined culinary taste. However, there is one “but” – going to the restaurant serving a creative cuisine – not cheap. “Novye Izvestia” tried to figure out how much it will cost exotic dinner.
The landowner Ranevskaya of Chekhov’s Comedy “Cherry orchard” 100 years ago struck the attention of interlocutors memories of Parisian cuisine. “Frogs eat…” is nostalgic to the left. “Big deal!” – I would tell her 50 years later, a Russian ballerina Galina Ulanova, savour during their Chinese tour, the cat’s flash. Now in Moscow is eat. It all depends on the thickness of the purse and tastes of the client. Because each has its own exoticism.
Exoticism in the modern sense is primarily Oriental dishes. Moreover, foodies are not limited to Chinese or Japanese dishes, and need frills from Korean or middle Eastern cooks. Not less popular dishes from Africa and Australia. However, in order to feel the whole bouquet of pleasure, it should be remembered that food must have the same taste as at home, and best of all, elhotova it will cook from the same country. And, of course, to absorb the spirit of the exotic, the ambiance needs to be appropriate. What kind of Chinese restaurant without colored screens and wardrobes? Or Indian – sweet without smelling the intoxicating smell of sandalwood? Continue reading